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PURSE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

An off-white silk satin purse with silk cording around the sides and bottom. The front has an embroidered crown in gold, gray, and burgandy surmounting cyrillic initials EOM in gold embroidery. Intertwined in the initial are burgandy and gray initials or designs. The crown that surmounts the initials is the Dvorianskia Corona or Gentleman's crown. The inner lining is linen. There is a button hole on the front top.

Category:
costume, national
Object name:
PURSE
Made from:
Silk -- linen
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
25.4 × 16.5 cm (10 × 6 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
47.49
Class:
Costume
Signature marks:
Embroidery (Cyrillic initials)EOM Lower middle of the purse These are embroidered in gold, gray, and burgandy silk thread.
Credit line:
Gift of Jean Joyce, 2001